[ Ebook ] ➩ To an Early Grave Author Wallace Markfield – Tanitiyor.us

[ Ebook ] ➩ To an Early Grave Author Wallace Markfield – Tanitiyor.us
  • Paperback
  • 255 pages
  • To an Early Grave
  • Wallace Markfield
  • English
  • 25 October 2018
  • 9781564782618

To an Early GraveWhen Leslie Braverman Passes Away At The Early Age Of 41, Four Of His Closest Friends Are Reunited On An Odyssey Through The Streets Of Brooklyn In A Beat Up Volkswagen Searching For The Funeral Parlor In A Series Of Fits, Starts And Wrong Turns, The Comedic Banter That Suffuses The Journey Of These Four Jewish Proponents Of New Criticism And Little Magazine Writing Is Quietly Transformed Into A Quest For The Intellectual, Emotional And Sentimental Aura Of The Past.The Basis For The 1968 Movie Bye Bye Braverman, To An Early Grave Is A Testament To The Exuberant Inventiveness Of Wallace Markfield S Writing.

Wallace Markfield 1926 2002 was one of the most important Jewish American writers of the twentieth century His novel To an Early Grave was adapted into the film Bye, Bye Braverman, directed by Sidney Lumet, and he was also the author of Teitlebaum s Window, You Could Live If They Let You, and Radical Surgery.

10 thoughts on “To an Early Grave

  1. says:

    A little too small in scope A bit parochial Somewhat dated in style and content Not funny enough given the blurb from Joseph Heller Or maybe the frequent Yiddish interpolations are distracting These picayune objections kept noodging me for the first third of this lovely,heroically humanist novel which tells the story of four middle aged men in search of the funeral for a close friend who has died unexpectedly at the age of 41a terrific book by an author with whose work I w...

  2. says:

    Hilarious New York novel It s like a 60 s time capsule

  3. says:

    A comic verve worthy of Roth, Malamud and Heller.

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